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Detroit RiverWalk

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Detroit Gets $44M For Riverwalk Addition

The final leg of the east riverfront development will be complete by next year, to turn what used to be an industrial wasteland into a 5-mile long riverwalk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2012

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Detroit Mayor: Fireworks Will Be ‘Safe’ Event

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is inviting area residents downtown Monday night for a “safe” holiday celebration — just one week after the police chief warned of rumored plans for gang violence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2012

Fireworks fired from barges on the Detroit River light up the Detroit skyline. (Credit: JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Guide To 2012 Detroit Fireworks

Hundreds of thousands of spectators will line the shores of the Detroit River to enjoy the Target Fireworks display, set for Monday, June 25. Get all the important details, including viewing areas and where to park, in this convenient guide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2012

America's Thanksgiving Parade 2011 (credit: Steve Wiseman /CBS Radio Detroit)

Gang Violence, Budget Crunch Threaten Holiday Events In Detroit

This could be the last year for Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and fireworks display.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2012

Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

Riverwalk To Remain Open For Detroit Fireworks

Mayor Dave Bing says the city’s Riverwalk will be open for people to watch the big fireworks show over the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2012

Detroit Riverwalk (WWJ Photo/Kasey Stoddart)

City Considers Closing Riverwalk For Detroit Fireworks

Sources tell WWJ’s Vickie Thomas that the city may close off the Detroit Riverwalk when the fireworks blast into the air June 25th.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

Children eat lunch (istock)

Best Places To Take A Preschooler In Metro Detroit

Looking for ways to keep kids busy? Stimulate the mind of a youngster at one of the coolest venues in Detroit for a preschooler, including Stony Creek Nature Center or Greenfield Village.

CBS Detroit–12/28/2011

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

$20 Million Cleanup Begins On Detroit Riverfront Site

An upscale development led by former NFL star and Detroit native Jerome Bettis will receive a fresh start with a $20 million cleanup of a former tire factory along the Detroit River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Detroit Port Authority (WWJ: Beth Fisher)

Political Leaders Sail Between Counties

A celebration of Lake St. Clair and the Detroit River Monday, as political and community leaders took a boat tour.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2011

Ted Cash instructs a Tai-Chi class along Detroit's riverfront. (WWJ Photo/Vickie Thomas)

Free Tai Chi Class Helps Detroiters Relieve Stress

A new report says the Detroit area is the second-worst “hypertension hotspot” in America. And now, a group says they’re turning to an ancient tradition to get Detroit healthy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011